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on the bloomberg mayor's challenge. i have deep ties with the community technology here in san francisco. i joined google in 2002 which makes me a bit of a dinosaur at google, but i have a lot of colleague now who are in the tech community and ex-classmates who are now at twitter and yelp and [speaker not understood]. and i'm here applying today mostly because i love san francisco. i've lived here most of my adult life. i reese presidently became a homeowner and i intend to raise my family here and i feel this is a way to give back to my community. i did a survey of my life and decided i wanted to do more in volunteering. i've been asking people about commissions. i decided this commission was of the greatest interest to me. [speaker not understood] schools, the infrastructure of our future and generations to come. second, i'm a long-time believer and advocate of transparency. [speaker not understood] core value that i hold really dear and i think this committee is actually providing the transparency for our tax dollars. and on a personal level i've talked to people who sit on this committee. [spe
today and thank you generally for the work you're doing for the city of san francisco. i really appreciate it. >> supervisor cohen, did you have any questions? >> thank you. so, mini, maybe you can talk to me about some of the work you've done in the san francisco greater community or some of the other communities you talk to about your civic engagement process, particularly i'm interested in the work you've done within the ethnic minority communities. ~ >>> some projects are in the greater city area. wi-fi, i tried to do it in san francisco and held community meeting in each district. really tried to engage the community to see the benefits in the potential there. we ended up building that community wi-fi in mountain view. it required a lot of outreach and it became one of these things where the community really rallied. and i felt like what we were doing was empowering the community to sort of solve problems for themselves in a really powerful way where serve a whole ecosystem of entrepreneurs sprung up to help their neighbors essentially make best use of the wi-fi that we wer
rosa and 39 in novato and 37 in napa. all the mid-to-upper 40's throughout the bay shore, san francisco, mountain view, 47, oakland, hayward, san jose, 45, and 43 in concord and livermore. through the afternoon hours we will have mostly blue skies, no lightning. and a lot of sunshine. we will have temperatures starting off in the 30's, the 40's, and around 60 at the coast and 74 inland this afternoon and during the evening hours we are in the 50's to 60's. sue? >> thanks. the lightning is still going off behind your head and that is distracting. hopefully that is not the case for the morning drive. the san mateo bridge, fog free, visibility is good and the tail lights headed westbound on the flat section and everything is moving nicely and very, very light conditions on the bay bridge right new with an early state of the stall eastbound, and otherwise, just road work and we will look at your eastbound out of the central valley, and maybe we will not look at it...there we go. the maps are slow to move this monday morning. eastbound 580 from greenville to north flynn until 11:00. highway
an accident of this type, of this magnitude, in this stretch of eastmoor. >> ama: a san francisco man is the latest victim of violence in oakland. police say he was shot to death around 3:00 this morning near ninth and clay street, just blocks away from police headquarters. the unidentified 37-year-old man was in his car when he apparently got into a dispute with people inside another vehicle. they began shooting at the man, who was hit, and then crashed his car. this mark's oak leappedz's 17th homicide of the year. last year at this time oakland had 4 homicides. >> a man hired to help the oakland police department imphlegm court ordered reforms will report for duty tomorrow. the man this department's new compliance director. he'll take on the task of reforming how police investigate themselves and document their work. the 68-year-old is a former baltimore police commissioner who served on the san jose police force. he can spend city funds, oversee top commanders and the chief and his deputies. >> in less than 48 hours the cardinals of the roman catholic church will cast their first b
on mornings on 2. >>> also coming up, we continue to follow that s.w.a.t. team standoff in san francisco and things are changing by the minute. >>> two separate arson incidents at two separate hospitals, stay right here with us. >> reporter: heavy rain and strong winds moving across the bay area overnight. mum, we'll break down rain timing for today and when thunderstorms could be added to the forecast. >>> an intense standoff unfolding at a san francisco pot club this morning. we'll tell you why the s.w.a.t. team was called to this building and we'll tell you about the wanted man we're told is inside. >> reporter: a two-hour police standoff in a quiet neighborhood in san mateo. we will tell you what happened inside the hospital, what workers there are telling us this morning. >>> also -- stormy weather both here at home and back east. how this is affecting this morning's flights at sfo. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, march 6th. >>> we begin with developing news fro
and hopefully it will stay this way. taking a look at san francisco, northbound 101 traffic is off to a good start. now let's go back to the desk. >> sal, thank you very much. >>> parents of some high school students in pleasanton plan to keep kids home because of a threatening note discovered in girls bathroom that mentions today. tara moriarty joins us from the school. this is not the only threat at local schools this morning. >> reporter: that's right but this school is not in a lockdown, school remains open after the discovery of a threatening note, and we did notice extra police officers on campus this morning. they will be beefing up the patrols after that note was found in a girls bathroom tuesday. we have blurred out the profanity but it read, i hate everyone at this school, watch me shoot everyone, to march 14 i swear to god. some parents and students are obviously apprehensive about attending school today. >> it's a scary thing, it's not something you want to hear, but i also don't want to live in fear and don't want him to live in fear. >> reporter: in all. east bay police are on
an accident on 17, and, also, in san francisco, coming off the skyway at 5th the accident is still partly blocking the off-ramp. >> voters go to the polls in june to replace former santa clara supervisor who is accused of misusing taxpayer money. some say the special election is anything but "special." >> google top executives get a big pat on the back with huge bonuses they are putting in the bank. >> santa rosa, berkeley, san jose, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> it is official. supervisors of santa clara have a special election date to fill a seat vacated bit foam supervisor who resigned after using taxpayer money and campaign donations to support his gambling addiction. yesterday, the board voted in favor of holding a special election june 4 despite pleas from some residents to delay the process by three weeks. the special election will cost taxpayers an estimated $1 million. >> when president obama goes on capitol hill he talks exclusive ly with abc7 news' george stephanopolis. the president spoke of the ongoing negotiations with congressional republicans over how to reac
in the nation, san francisco topped the list with workers making $10.55 an hour and santa fe, new mexico, people are paid $10.51 for minimum wake and now san jose is the third highest in the nation paying workers $10 an hour according to the united states department of labor. we understand of course with this wage hike, leaders will have a new push for the customers and workers that make the extra money to try and keep that money here in san jose by spending it here in the city. live in san jose for sue thompson, for abc7 news. >> in san francisco police are investigating a horrifying accident at a bart station. abc7 news was the first to bring you the story last night. police say a man died after getting crushed on top of the elevator at the montgomery bart station. a man in the elevator called after the elevator was stuck, emergency crews responded and found the victim. they found bedding on top of the elevator car and think he was sloping inside the elevator shaft. our news reporter is at the scene and will have the latest for us at 5:30. >> police in daly city are trying to determine if spee
will be installed next tuesday. >>> san francisco is named after st. francis. [bells] the bells rang at st. mary's cathedral to signify the election of a new pope. bay area catholics say they are excited about the choice. they like his humble background, he rode the bus to, would, cooked his own meals and visited slums of argentina. >> he is in the true jesuit tradition a man of great intellect, living a simple lifestyle with great devotion. >> the san jose diocese will hold a thanksgiving mass sunday. >>> he faces tasks including improving image. coming up, the work ahead for the new pope francis. >>> in overnight news a 4-point earthquake shook sonoma county just after 2 a.m. northeast of healdsberg. it does not appear a lot of people felt it. the sheriff's office only took two calls and there are no reports of damage. >>> deputies arrested a man who tried to escape by swimming the oakland estuary last night. deputies spotted a stolen car in the parking lot of the oakland aquatic center. deputies say the driver took off, leading them on a chase down e
30 minutes. >> an uncertain morning for people in the san francisco neighborhood as sink holes have open up a week after a water main break. sue thompson is live at the scene. how does it look right now? >> i can tell you right now a lot of neighbors here are really watching and waiting because the forecast today calls for rain and that is not good news for so many homeowners out here in this neighborhood that are battling sinkholes. this has been going on for days. the problem developed last wednesday when a city water main broke. the gushing water triggered sinkholes new up to five sinkholes. they have already damaged about a dozen homes, literally many are caving in, room by room. up to four homes have been red tagged. the city of san francisco says they will pay for repairs but the problem, now, is the forecast. the rain could be arriving this evening and it will add to the sing homes because the ground, the city says, is not stage and more water will not help. >> first, it was about this much. the following day, it began, you know, it looked like this hole now, this size. then
of jerusalem and attend another mass in bethlehem where jesus is believed born. in san francisco, easter will be celebrated at the highest peak for the 91st anniversary. the mayor and the fire chief will take part in the celebration. special buses will depart from the forest hills station every 15 minutes starting at 5:15 on sunday morning for the ride to the sunrise service that begins at 7:00. >> tensions with north korea are rising. the military action taking place, today, in the communist country as it makes new threats against the west. >> first, a major announcement expected from the obama administration and it is likely to impact the price you pay at the butch. a live look at the fog engulfing the golden gate bridge. there is a lost this fog, or maybe you will not see much along the >> good friday morning. with the fog, it is pea soup from the north bay to parts of vallejo. the delta is clear. look at the north bay from petaluma, santa rosa, our beaches and along san francisco the san mateo coast we are looking at very foggy conditions, the san carlos airports at quarter-mile visi
news from san francisco we reported an hour ago. a car plows into a home in the city's bay view district. you will hear from a person that lives at that home. >>> also a man hunt in the south bay. you will see the video that police hope will lead to arrests. >>> a lot of fog out there. we'll talk about that and also what looks to to be a very warm day inland. >>> we are live in richmond where police say their highest priority is catching a gunman who's bullet hit a one-year- old. we'll have the latest on the investigation and the child east condition. >>> developing news from san francisco we first reported one hour ago. what led to this frightening scene in the city's bay view district. >>> we are live in san jose where police are looking for two robbers who targeted people riding light rail. we'll show you surveillance video of the suspects. >>> and the fog might make it tough for you to see on some commutes. the morning news continues. >>> good morning. thank you for waking up with us on this friday morning. good friday. march 29th i'm pam cook. >> good morning, i'm brian flo
are searching for the driver who plowed into a home in san francisco's bayview district, then took off. it happened around 4:00 it morning. tara moriarty is joinging us with reaction from the home in the woman who thought there had been an earthquake. >> reporter: good morning. they thought it was an earthquake. the mother said the daughter rushed into her bedroom and said i think it's the big one and then they looked outside and saw the car smashed into their house where the blue tarp is. witnesses say the driver slammed into the house and then the suspect ran away. there appears to be about $10,000 worth of damage to the house and many items inside the garage were ruined, including a dryer. witnesses could not tell if the person was a man or a woman. they appeared to be latino or pacific islander. the impact of the crash was enough to wake up everyone inside the home. luckily, no one was hurt. >> came outside, nobody was hurt. all of the stones and rock and stuff is on the ground. very surprising. you don't really see too many disasters like this. >> reporter: police are running the
. more than 100 national events will be held today, including this one in san francisco. >> we have moms whose children were killed 35 days ago. >> reporter: president obama says restrictions can't end gun deaths or violence all together but restrictions make a difference. >> none of these ideas should be controversial. why wouldn't we want to make it more difficult? >> the nra responded, the economy is weak, national debt is mounting, too many americans are out of work. president obama's push ended as he hugged the mother whose stood with him today. >> reporter: live tonight, and the rally is expected to start in 30 minutes. we have a few people already ready here. they have signs, protect people, not guns. 2500 dead from gun violence. in 30 minutes we will talk to the marchers, how they plan to march. jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >> as the gun debate heats up people rallied that san francisco office of senator dianne feinstein today but this was different. they wanted to show their support for the senator for her gun control efforts. harry reid dropped her assault weapons ban
an antigay rant in san francisco. this is shock sitting outside moe's alley in santa cruz. she is dressed in white with tape across her white that says silenced by fear. during a show in san francisco last month she spoke out against same sex marriage. about two-thirds of the audience walked out. since then most of the clubs on her tour including moe's alley have canceled. >>> investigators in washington state are trying to figure out what caused that massive landslide that forced dozens of people out of their homes. it happened on wouldbe island near seattle on wednesday. one home has been destroyed. several others damaged. the county is now tagging other homes that are said to be dangerous and investigators have given the all clear to some of the people to return back home. >>> time now is 6:07. we are looking at traffic in the east bay. the fog seems to be closer to the bay and the coast. some of the east bay but not here in lafayette. it's nice and clear between walnut creek and oakland. you can see traffic that moves well to the tunnel. when you g
some shutout. i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, tara. >>> san francisco police are also investigating an overnight shooting that happened a block from alamo park and injured two people. it happened at 12:0 this morning at -- 12:30 this morning. police say shots were fired between two cars. one of the victims drove himself to the hospital. both victims are expected to survive. >>> drug-sniffing dogs will be sniffing out prescription drugs and alcohol in dublin schools. the school board voted to bring them back last year after they stopped using them. >>> police are looking for two men suspected of robbing people leaving a light rail station. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega is live at the station with more. >> reporter: brian, we're here in front of the berryessa light rail station. police say it was three teenaged boys who were riding and they were followed into a neighborhood about a half a mile away and that's where they were robbed. police want to know if you are ecnice these men. one is black, the other is latin
is the national day to demand action, a bay area group is planning to rally outside the san francisco office of senator feinstein this morning in support of her efforts to pass legislation against gun violence. more than 100 events are landed across the country. the obama administration says that it is not giving up on an assault weapons behalf although senate majority leader harry reid says there are not enough votes to support it. >> the concord city council is banning residents from growing marijuana if their yards, after discussing and debating the ban. it amends the city code to prohibit all outdoor marijuana growing even for medical purposes. the ordinance was models after the ban adopted in 50 other cities and counties around the state that outlaud or limit cultivation. >> dog sniffing dogs will visit schools starting in may. officials approved a program to test whether using dogs to detect drugs and other contraband can make campuses safer and keep kids in school. the santa cruz sentinel says drug sniffing dogs will be deployed at new school, and academic vocational charter institute
the cliff with family members. >>> in san francisco, a 68-year- old woman has died after she was struck by a car after crossing the street with her husband. tanya mathis was killed yesterday. her husband suffered a minor injury to his leg. this case is in the hands of district attorneys. >>> officials are urging 7,000 dental patients to get tested for hiv, hepatitis b and hepatitis c. they are all patients of scott harrison. an investigation began after one of his patients was found positive for hepatitis c and hiv. >>> according to the building in charge, the new restaurant will mix a craft man style with elements from a japanese shrine. he said it would open in a few months if all goes well. the famous restaurant was damaged during an early morning fire back on march 8. reconstruction is expected to start in about two weeks. >>> social media helps reunite a camera with its owner years after it was lost. >>> plus a new pope breaks with tradition. how he performed a holy thursday ritual like never before. >> some convention visitors to visitors coming into the city for a big gain. the s
. san francisco, livermore also traces in those locations now, visibility. from our roof cam you can see city hall is obstructed. visibility is reduced and we are going to see some fog for the overnight hours. about one-quarter of 1 in. in half moon bay. s f o and oakland. mostly sunny skies and precede. the warmer weather on tap. your complete forecast >> catherine: tonight in vallejo, and a suspect has ended. and the suspect is dead. this is helicopter video from our new partners at abc 7.where you can see the swat team using an armored vehicle to move in on the house. police say the man was pointing a gun at neighbors earlier in the day. at one point they say he broke a window and pointed a shotgun at them. new tonight at eight-- kron 4's j.r. stone is live at the scene. he has new, exclusive video from an eyewitness. who recorded the standoff on his camera. it's a story you'll only see on kron 4. >> reporter: the eyewitness was standing about 20 minutes from where i am standing. the yellow tape is still up in this area where it all went down. >> a put my head down and i heard it the
. that's been cleared. let's move to the drive here in san francisco along northbound 101. there is still a scene at b street, vermont, castro valley with an injury crash. let's go to rosemary. >> sunnier skies for friday. temperatures will warm up slightly over yesterday. our weather is drying out. that system that brought us the rain finally moving to the south. a live look at the current temperatures, a band of clouds stretching from san francisco sort of up the i-80 corridor at this time. napa still checking in right at 36 degrees for you. santa rosa 35, fairfield 35, just a few degrees above freezing. that's a chilly start. widespread 40s, we are cleared out but the central and southern portions of the bay area were under mostly cloudy skies, take a look at the time l aps e. it's just been the last hour or two since the system has pulled far enough south to help with the clearing. as i move farther out we have the system out off the coast. just the north eedge of the wrap around moisture into parts of the valley, san luis ob isp o. we are looking good for today. temperatures will be
paying folks. a pretty sky coming into san francisco. police are investigating an early morning home invasion in san francisco's portrero hill neighborhood and pistol whipped the victim and took the iphone and ipad and got away moments after the officers arrived. the suspects were tracked over to oakland but they got appear. >> two fallen santa cruz police officers are resting in peace after 10,000 people came together to honor them. officers, dignitary, friends and family filled san jose's h.p. pavilion yesterday to remember and celebrate the lives of detective sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butler. the two were shot and killed by sexual assault suspect making them the first santa cruz police officers to be killed in the line of duty. >> two heroes. two friends. taken from us far too soon at the hands of a madman. this is the touching tribute outside the h.p. pal beyond, uniformed officers raising their hand in salute at the hearses carrying the bodies. >> the 24-year-old driver under arrest for the death of a high school student is scheduled to be in court and
in san francisco with no major problems and the morning commute looks good on 101 approaching the 880 split into san francisco. we talked about 880 near hayward, there could be something there or somebody could have reported southbound and chp found it and 880 and north street. >>> the rain is not going to hit us just yet but by tonight, it is still well to the north and even cent city is reporting rain and it is not here just yet. we have low clouds developing and it is not as widespread in the overnight hours and many of us are waking up a few degrees above freezing and it is coming through especially in the north bay where temperatures are in the 30s. mid-30s in and around novato. here is the storm that will bring us rain to the bay area, snow to the mountains and we have a dusting because snow levels will drop down about 3,000 feet. i will stop it where i think we may actually have critical moments and by of that -- because of that drive, into the evening it takes until 7:00 before we move into the north bay and i believe your evening drive will be fairly nice. we have sprinkles b
and now the search is on for a gunmen in san francisco. police say, that two people were in the white car on the screen, when a suspect opened fired hitting the 30 year-old male passenger, in downtown san francisco near bryant street. the driver was not hit, and drove off looking for a hospital. the eventually the driver stopped at market and davis shutting down traffic the passenger was taken to the hospital would like spring injuries. the driver is being questioned about what exactly led to the shooting, the suspect is still on the loose. >> new this morning, san francisco police are searching for two suspects who robbed a house then fled across the bay bridge. authority say that two male suspects forced their way into a home in the 2100 block of 23rd street in san francisco's potrero hill neighborhood. robbers then pass what the victim, took an iphone and ipad then fled from the residents. police were able to track the suspect on the bay bridge before they lost sight of the vehicle. anyone with information on robbers is asked to contact the san francisco police to permit. >> time is up
francisco's major says the art installation is expected to attract 50 million visitors -- san francisco's mayor. >> you can imagine anything you want in these lights. for me, it's the mustache you will see every night. >> reporter: some find the city's projections to see optimistic. >> it's something i would call a beehive. a big harry audiacious goal. >> reporter: this $8 million art installation is privately funded. it's still about $2 million short of the goal but it's gaining by allowing the public to sponsor dials, they raised $75,000 even before it went live tonight. reporting live in san francisco, patti lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and more details now, the light sculpture is 1.8 miles long and 500 feet high. the lights will be illuminated from dusk to dawn. the cost of electricity is said to be $500 a year. just look for the hot topic section right on our front page for more information. >>> we have developing news from san francisco where there has been a police shooting. this is a live picture from the bay view hunter's point. police chief suhr says someone crashed and gave
in the clergy. san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the cardinals will follow a strict daily ritual behind closed doors with two rounds of voting in the morning and two rounds of voting in the afternoon. a decision requiring a 2/3 majority plus one or 77 votes. once that happens, the public will be informed by white smoke from a chapel chimney and the ringing of the bells. if no pope is chosen for saturday, they will break for a day of prayer and reflection. the very latest on the selection of a new pope, including a slide show of the leading candidates. you can find it all under the conclave tab. catholic church is coming under scrutiny on how to spend money in the u.s. at 5:25, the loophole in legislation allowing the church to avoid full disclosure and why some groups say that's the problem. >>> a preschoolteacher has been accused of tieing up one of her students because the two-year- old refused to take a nap. john is live outside that preschool in pleasantton with the key piece of evidence the police say they have. john. >> reporter: frank, there is the center point pre
seeing some 70's dominating this area. in places like san francisco. as we put this into motion gradually 70's. and the orange is indicating where we could see 60s. by 8:00 p.m. tonight, we are back into the fifties with cloudy conditions. the afternoon highs specifically in your neighborhood. fairfield, 66. the satellite and radar showing most of the showers have moved out of the area. as for go for the weekend we to have changes to talk about. with wet weather returning to the folk forecast. again isolated showers and it looks like we will continue to see showers on easter morning harley cloudy conditions you could still need your umbrella on monday. that batch of wet weather continues for next thursday. also we're taking a look fog that dense fog advisory has been hit by east and also to 11 minutes to cross the bridge to the golden gate. no issues to report. the drive time from hercules is 11 minutes the same for the north bay problem-free through the north bay. we continue to monitor this from the tropics center. >> thank janu. >> police are offering a 25- thousand - dollar reward. in
in connection with the death of an elderly news vendor in san francisco will be charnld with his murder after all. 77-year-old donald ayers was on break when he was attacked. mark anthony cassell walked up to him and slammed him onto the pavement for no apparent reason. the fall shattered ayers' hip and he died three weeks later in the hospital. cassell was charged with one count of murder and also will be charged with an additional count of elder abuse. the da said he didn't have enough evidence to charge him with more, but bail is set at half a million dollars. >>> there's word tonight that san jose is about to spend big so that tech giants continue thinking the golden state instead of the lone star state. it appears the city is prepared to spend millions to make sure that happens. we're outside to explain san jose's, shall we call it, an incentive plan? >> reporter: that's what we're calling it tonight, jessica, and it certainly seems you have to give to get is the philosophy the city of san jose is falling, and trying to make sure samsung stays and grows here in the silicon valley rather
reportedded his son missing. and his mother and sister face charges. >> striking members of the san francisco symphony used their music today demanding management open their financial books. they postponed a concert tour including a performance at carnegie hall, saying managers are giving themselves bonuses and offering musicians a contract with no raise in the first year. management says the symphony members are the third highest paid in the nation with a salary of $165,000 a year and 10 weeks paid vacation. >> colorado governor signed a bill into law allowing civil unions for gay couples. nine states allow gay marriage. >> and they're about to head to washington for culmination of a debate starting in san francisco. >> it's been an incredible experience, turning out to be historic one. >> chris perry ask sandy steer are one of the two couples behind the lawsuit challenging the ban on same-sex marriage. since the passage in 2008, polls show sentiment has shifted. president obama now supports marriage for the nation's gays and lesbians and his administration has filed a brief with the u.s. su
downtown in san francisco. good news is that it's warm and sunny. east bay, it is a >>> on capitol hill today a a.bus victims spoke in a senate committee hearing to push for changes in the way sexual assaults are prosecute ntd military. abc news reporter thoman bradley has more now. >> victims of sexual assault in the military are demanding reform. >> military justice system is broken. >> several victims told a committee sexual assault and harassment in u.s. armed forces is wide spread and too often, commanders don't seem to care. former army sargeant rebecca reported being raped by another service member. >> i removed myself from training and sought out assistance from an army chaplain told me among other things the rape was god's will. >> it only got worse, her commander decided not to prosecute the alleged rapist. bridgit mccoy says she was raped by her super officer, she didn't report the assault. >> the year i was raped, that same year, ways raped again by another soldier in my unit. another year, i was sexually harassed by a commissioned officer in my unit. >> petty officer brian
for forecasting and so forth, but i've had direct experience on the -- on project management. in san francisco in the time i've been here, i've done quite a number of things. two i feel really good about. one, i'm on the board at oakland military, one of governor brown's charter schools he started in oakland. i'm the secretary treasurer of the board. we transform lives. we have about 700 kids. almost none of their parents have gone to college, almost all the kids do, and almost all the kids graduate in four years. so, it's wonderful, wonderful experience. the other thing i've done here, i was foreman of the civil grand jury back in 2001-2002, worked closely with ed harrington and the auditors and the city attorney. we did two investigations which i was directly involved in on the subject of purchasing, how i was kind of curious how san francisco buys stuff and then i've done a bunch of that. after leaving the grand jury, we had a chapter, local chapter of the california grand jurors association. i was president of that for three years. we do recruiting, interviews and training for new people o
at the chamber of commerce, the coalition for san francisco neighborhoods, san francisco state university, and the university of san francisco. professionally, i work downtown at wells fargo bank. i have an mba and have completed leadership san francisco and california connections fellowship. i bring a diverse voice to the committee as a son of an immigrant, the father of two small children, and as a homeowner in district 7 paying the property taxes that fund our general obligation bonds. it is gratifying to know that i'm making a positive difference through cgobok. i am seeking a second term to continue working hard to ensure our bond programs are on time, on scope and on budget, that our audit and whistleblower programs run effectively and in the public interest, and that the committee wisely uses its funds to uphold the wishes of voters. i am very appreciative of the many recommendations i have received from across our community and ask for your support for re-appointment. thank you. >> any questions? i have one. >>> yes, sir. >> so, what -- you've served for one term. >>> yes, sir. >>
advisory until 9:00 this morning. the visibility is as low as an aid of a mile in san francisco. once the fog burns off, 72 oakland, 77 fairfield, mid-60s daly city and have long day. closed at 80 and down in the south bay, a full look at the numbers coming up in just a couple of minutes. >> the north bay has residual slowing the 1 01 because accident with a fatality. the accident was northbound 1 01 at the county line. the at one lane of traffic walked off. the clear the accidents are the after 6:00 but now we have residual slowing southbound backup well beyond 16. although the answer is out a way, you are still blocked with heavy traffic. 30 minutes to get from the elements in a lot of very also a hot spot in castro valley, this is at west to 38. to let's lanes are set down in traffic as quickly backing up to the top of the dublin great. >> black smoke is billowing from the chimney of the sistine chapel, a leading roman catholic cargoes have not elected pope in their second or third round of balloting. cargoes loaded twice today and michelangelo's frescoes the sistine chapel after a
. >> happening now gay marriage supporters rallying at the state court building in san francisco. it's where the legal debate started. the state court legalized same sex marriage back in 2008 but months later voters passed proposition 8. our crew at this rally is interviewing a local minister who came under fire with her church for preforming gay marriages. we will have her story at seven. bus loads of proposition 8 supporters rallied in the capitol. there are no reports of injuries or arrests. one group travel from north carolina to be there. >> the fate of proposition 8 now rests with the supreme court. david stevenson was inside. >> reporter: it was nine years in the making. the hearing today was at times very fast moving, 80 minutes in all and also very pointed. take a look at the sketches of what the courtroom looked like. justices took up if prosecutors had the standing to even bring the case to court but one said they had questions about if such bans were constitutional and the role of procreation in marriage. >> there is considerable disagreement among some as to what the consequen
are anticipating the changes in the weather department. it will feel more lik >> traffic headed into san francisco is getting busy, not backed up but more cars approaching the toll plaza. if you fasttrack, you will save some time. nothing on the bridge to slow you down when to get through the toll plaza. slow getting up to the pay gates if you are getusing cash. the back of westbound 580 it continues back up. when she gets a 680 dublin and a change, it is a good ride out of dublin and to castro valley. >> of body was found in the montgomery streets bart station. will tran is live on the scene with the latest. >> the body was found at the montgomery bart station right behind me. the good news is that you will not have any problems at the station. it is not shut down. here's video from the scene, around 9:40 p.m. last night investigators are still wondering how the person managed to get on top of the elevator. i just got up there myself and it is nearly impossible. they are scratching their heads. when a man got in the elevator, he hit a button to go up and on the way up he heard a crash. the crunch
the comments she made about gays and lesbians in a recent concert in san francisco. she said she does not believe god hates homosexuals, she says she was describing the intolerance and fears of others. here is a portion of what she said. >> we are at nearly the end of times. once preachers are held at gunpoint, and forced to marry the homosexuals i'm pretty sure that that will be the signal for jesus to come on back. >> reporter: in her letter, the singer wrote, my statement aequating the repeal of prop 8 with the end of times was neither literal or nor ironic. >>> 52-year-old joel coffman is accused of molesting one teenage boy, and secretly filming another in a bathroom. coffman coached baseball in oakland, and palo alto. contra costa prosecutors also say they think there are more unidentified victims. >>> today, the aclu filed what could be a ground breaking lawsuit against the city of san francisco. the aclu says police crossed the line when they searched a man's cell phone, without a warrant. ktvu's jana katsuyama tells us why this could have far reaching implications. >> reporte
on opposing sides central to the battle over marriage in san francisco and their reaction to today's hearing. > an argument about equal justice and equal application of the law. >> if it's determined that the initiative passed by voters can be vetoed by government officials it was designed to -- that would be a perhaps a fatal blew to the process. >> reporter: another look outside the supreme court. this was the first of two major hearings on same sex marriage. tomorrow they will hear arguments about the federal defense of marriage act. reporting live. >> tomorrow the court will hear the oral arguments. the preses approved the 1996 federal law defining marriage between a plan and woman. then they will meet later this week to vote on each case. written rulings probably won't be released until the end of the term in june. >> san francisco mayor said today he hopes the court makes the right decision. >> i as a former civil rights attorney and also now as mayor, but also just as an individual who kind of doesn't want to see barriers to people mar
badly. we can smell it. >> reporter: the mayors of san francisco, san jose, santa clara and others came together on the stadium's northwest plaza to symbolize the bid to bring the super bowl here in 2016. >> there is no greater place to have a super bowl than here in silicon valley. >> it will be a regional effort with regional ben films. >> bring the super bowl here, it will be a regional effort with regional benefits. >> it's an incredible. >> reporter: the heart of the stadium is the new high-tech stadium. after the new orleans super bowl blackout this year, officials will highlight the stadium's energy efficiency. >> we have enough solar panels for our ten home games to be powered by the sun. we'll be net neutral on the grid to home games. that's something nobody else in the world can say in sporting events. >> reporter: despite the stadium being in santa clara and closer to san jose -- >> we're only a long putt from the border of san jose. >> reporter: south bay mayors know san francisco look the marquee name. >> san francisco is an iconic
of cloud cover stretching from the richmond district to san francisco toward half moon bay. >> satellite and radar shows a ridge of high pressure control. areas of local dense fog. >> it will start to break apart slightly over the next couple of days. temperatures will moderate out. it would not be as warm but above the seasonal average. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast tsshows shows see whether no great insight and the next several days. >> taking it to the traffic center. keeping a close eye on the developing hot spot. a fatal accident involving two cars northbound 101 at the marin, sonoma county line. south of it. it is not blocking any traffic lanes. a lot of activity on the right-hand shoulder. you will encounter this on your ride either into or out of petaluma. it could be a visual distractions. it is not impacting your ride. the chp has no estimated time of when the lanes will reopen. at live crew is currently on the scene. we will have more information my next report. >> taking it to the traffic cameras. a live look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. the la
at the bay bridge and city of san francisco in the backdrop. most of us waking up with mostly clear skies, little bit of patchy fog and over the south bay and areas of mountain view i'm seeing a few low clouds and the low cloud deck over san jose. mostly cloudy. in the 30s to 40s. once again. 37 in santa rose a.38napa. i want to point out this is slightly warmer than where we were 24 hours ago. though it's a cold start we are about like where we were friday. if you were out early you know what to expect. 37 in walnut creek. widespread 40s, 46 san francisco, 43 in areas around haywood. 38 san ramone. again we will start now to see the temperatures slowly turn around over the next two hours and then into the afternoon a nice warm up in store. here is the forecast. picking up just a little bit of high cloud cover around are the bay area, san jose reporting mostly cloudy by ten its clearing out. even the coastline looks mostly clear for your saturday afternoon. temperatures will be a few degrees above yesterday afternoon highs. pacific satellite view the system that brought the little bit of
will pick up later. it has some rain in it. but not until tuesday afternoon. san francisco which was 63 yesterday. we'll go 62 for a high. starting off mostly sunny. we'll see mostly cloudy skies by this afternoon and then cloudy by this evening. temperatures with more of a westerly breeze. 40s on the temperatures. one upper 30. that's santa rosa. antioch, 44, livermore, san jose, redwood city, san rafael. san rafael seems to be stuck at 44. there's your break in the clouds right now. but they will continue to roll in later this afternoon leading to rain by tuesday afternoon. highs today, 60s into -- some low 70s. tomorrow that system comes in. it looks like that rain will carry us into wednesday. and 60s and 70s. no system behind this one. it's one system and out of here. clearing takes place on thursday and right now temperatures look like they will rebound as they head into the upcoming weekend. >>> 7:26. tomorrow, the new pope will be officially inaugurated. we'll bring you a live report from rome and have all of the new details about that ce
on the national and local fronts. joining me on the news panel are carolyn said, "san francisco chronicle" reporter. jolie o'dell, venturebeat reporter. and andrew ross, "san francisco chronicle" columnist. earlier this evening president obama signed an order triggering automatic cuts in federal spending. this is because congress and the president failed to reach a deficit reduction deal. andrew, let's begin with you. how is california affected specifically? >> of all the states, california is affected in dollar terms the most. something like $3 billion to $4 billion this year out of total, at least, of an $85 billion first-year cut. the military is taking the biggest cut. california has a major military presence. mostly in southern california, but also, of course, in northern california around sacramento, and around monterey. that's going to be hit really hard, too. $87 million worth at least of education cuts, which means secondary education, some primary education, plus head-start, plus special education, there are all sorts of cuts coming through. will it affect the overall recovery i
in one san francisco neighborhood worried. >> but the city says rain won't increase the risk of more sink holes. you can see the view from sky 7 which flew over the neighborhood last week. unstable soil caused serious damage. >> three homes are now red tagged. is that right, heather? >> that is right. still three as of yesterday and today. three yellow. the city not expecting that to change. in anticipation of rain they did inspect roof tops of the water-damaged homes. otherwise they're not expecting the rain to do anymore damage. it will be months before they're fully recovered here. >> this hull is supposed to have water in it. it helps compact the soil around a freshly-repaired pipe. it's one of six that the story will be repairing here. they were damaged when a 16 inch water main broke, and flooded the neighborhood a week ago. a two-foot river of water roared down 15th avenue damaging 23 homes. the pipes are just one of many projects that will take months to complete and will be an agonizing wait for owners of the three homes. that st how long the city says it will have to wait and wa
.7 quake was centered around 7 miles out in the pacific from san francisco. the u.s. gs website shows a couple of dozen people said they felt the small shaker which happened just before 12:30. the quake was more than 4 miles deep. >> only on 2, we learned just how many guns have been confiscated from travelers passing through bay area airports. >> back here in 10 minutes there's a little bit of coastal fog showing up. temperatures on the increase. your weekend around the corner. how warm is it going to get? i'll let you know. >>> state senator mike leno is making a renewed effort to make it harder to hold gun shows at cal palace. see the cal palace is on state land so san mateo and san francisco county have no say about gun shows there. leno's bill aims to change that. >> the county of san mateo and the board of supervisors of the county of san francisco merely have to pass a resolution in support of having the gun show here. >> reporter: leno's bill is said to be considered by state senate committees this spring. >>> guns found at sfo and oakland airport. it's a story you will see on
. the back of does not return to downtown san francisco yet, at least that is good news. it is a potential hot spot for 1 01 southbound. >> the time is 7:02 a.m.. a one-year-old boy is recovering this morning after being struck by gunfire. he is at children's hospital in oakland. kron 4 will tran is following the progress. >> while the boy is in the inside for covering the police are still searching for the suspect. here is video only on kron 4 news. they believe that the shooter was " after a bicyclist and from the home and several shots were fired that pierced the window of the home and it either hit the child in the neck or it block off some fragments. nonetheless, he was rushed to children's hospital at serious conditions but now he is in stable condition. the bicyclist was also struck and it would like to talk to this person to see what he might know about the situation. the grandfather was a feeding the baby at the time and this is what he had to say. >> for the shooter, whoever he is. i hope that god forgives them. i hope that he stops what he is doing. all these shootings just have
, ktvu channel 2 news. >> 7:31. police in san francisco say they found an assault rifle that was stolen from unmarked police car over the weekend. the semi automatic ar-15 was similar to this one. taken saturday night in an area south of market street. police have not said how or where it was recovered. more information is expected to be released later this morning. investigators in oakland are looking for the person who led them on a high speed chase. ended before 9:00 last night on keller avenue and mountain boulevard. the driver took off on foot. police believe the driver was armed and selling guns. >> 7:38. police in richmond still searching for the suspects yesterday afternoon. 21-year-old lincoln player was shot several times near 6th and pennsylvania street. happened with 3:30 in the afternoon. shots fired technology alerted them to the gunshots. second homicide of the year. >> ♪ i pray you'll be our eyes ♪ watch us where we go ♪ >> last night, a somber vigil was held for 18-year-old richard vega. a student at dianza college who was shot and killed sunday night. held at s
of the gun purchases. >> and a similar cause in san francisco as protesters rallied in front of their senator's office in support of the lawmaker's efforts against gun violence. >>> investigators say that the mother of the sandy hook gunman gave her son money to buy another gun. the search warrants reveal that adam lanza had that check from his mother, along with 1,600 rounds of ammunition, samurai swords and guns at their homes. they scoured their home in december after killing his mother and drove to his former elementary school. there he killed 20 first graders and six staff members and then himself. >> the information doesn't help bring back dillon or any of the others who lost their lives that day. which is why i would rather focus on the changes that can come from this. >> meanwhile some families of the victims are featured in an anti-gun tv commercial that's running. the ad urges congress to act on gun control measures. >>> reboiling that talk about banning the assault weapons after the connecticut school massacre? well that's not going to happen. even the house minority leader is sayi
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